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    39 Books Relating to the Art and Cultures of Central and South America


    Titles Include:
    The Art of Ancient Peru, Ferdinand Anton, , 1972
    Jades from the Cenote of Sacrifice: Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Tatiana Proskouriakoff, , 1974
    Art of Empire: The Inca of Peru, Julie Jones, , 1964
    Art of Ancient Peru (exhibition catalogue), , , 1969
    Museo del Jade: The Marco Fidel Tristan Castro Jade Museum (Costa Rican region), Lisda. Zulay Soto Mendez, , 1970s???
    Peru's Golden Treasures, , , 1978
    Before Cortes: Sculpture of Middle America, , , 1970
    Gold of El Dorado: The Heritage of Colombia, , , 1979
    Ancient Ecuador: Culture, Clay and Creativity 3000-300 B.C., , , 1975
    Medieval American Art: Masterpieces of the New World Before Columbus, Pal Kelemen, , 1956
    Between Continents/Between Seas: Precolumbian Art of Costa Rica, , , 1981
    On the Royal Highways of the Inca, H. Ubbelohde-Doering, , 1967
    The Search for El Dorado, John Hemming, , 1978
    El Dorado: The Gold of Ancient Colombia, , , 1974
    The Gold of El Dorado (exhbition / hard cover)), Catalogue written and compiled by Warwick Bray, , 1978
    El Dorado, , , 1975???
    The World of Incas, William H. Prescott, , 1970
    The Mochica: A Culture of Peru, Elizabeth P. Benson, , 1972
    The Mochica: A Culture of Peru (2nd copy), Elizabeth P. Benson, , 1972
    San Agustin: A Culture of Colombia, Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff, , 1972
    The Desert Kingdoms of Peru, Victor W. von Hagen, , 1965
    Textiles of Ancient Peru and Their Techniques, Raoul D'Harcourt, , 1975
    Twilight of Ancient Peru: The Glory and Decline of the Inca Empire, L. and T. Engel, , 1969
    South American Mythology, Harold Osborne, , ????
    Arte Prehispanico de Venezuela , , , 1971
    Mastercraftsmen of Ancient Peru, Alan R. Sawyer, ,
    Mastercraftsmen of Ancient Peru (second copy), Alan R. Sawyer, ,
    Peruvian Archaeology: Selected Readings, John Howland Rowe and Dorothy Menzel, , 1973
    Moche Pottery From Peru, George Bankes, , 1980
    The Golden Man: the Quest for El Dorado, Victor W. von Hagen, , 1974
    The Four Suns, Jacques Soustelle, , 1970
    Ecuador: Ancient People and Places, Betty J. Meggers, , 1969
    The Last of the Incas: The rise and Fall of an American Empire, Edward Hyams and George Ordish, , 1996
    Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan, Volume 1 (of 2), John L. Stephens, , 1969
    Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan, Volume 2 (of 2), John L. Stephens, , 1969
    Peru Before the Incas, Edward P. Lanning, , 1967
    Peru Before the Incas (second copy), Edward P. Lanning, , 1967
    Peru: Ancient Peoples and Places, G.H.S. Bushnell, , 1969
    Sculpture from Peru in the Museum of Primitive Art, , , 1964


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